Todd Kinker

Alumni Committee Vice Chair First Vice President, Business Development, Golden Eagle Community Bank LGMC Class of 2014 Todd has over 25 years of Business Development experience in the financial services industry. As a First Vice President with Golden Eagle Community Bank, he provides expertise in the area of relationship building, business banking solutions, community development, … Continued

Matt Carlen

President, Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital LGMC Class of 2014 Matt Carlen is President, Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital.  He leads the operations of the Woodstock Hospital and Ambulatory Services including Immediate Care, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Northwestern Medicine Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Centers, Wound Centers, Durable Medical Equipment, Sleep Lab, Behavioral Health, Northwestern Medicine Crystal Lake … Continued

JACKIE SPECIALE

Senior Manager Finance, Human Resources, MAC Automation Concepts LGMC Class of 2017

LGMC Gives PADS Shelter Basement Shelter

The smell of latex paint wafted Saturday morning from the basement of the McHenry County Public Action to Deliver Shelter Day Center for the homeless. As part of its annual Lend a Hand Day event, current classmates and alumni of Leadership Greater McHenry County lent a lot of hands, as well as paintbrushes, hammers and … Continued

Leadership of Greater McHenry County celebrates 10 years

CRYSTAL LAKE – Marcy Piekos wants people to know the only difference there needs to be between for-profit and nonprofit organizations is in the first three letters that describe their businesses. Piekos, executive director of Leadership of Greater McHenry County, has been part of a decade-long mission to bridge the gap between for-profit and nonprofit … Continued

Lyons: LGMC to celebrate 10th anniversary

Many journalists aren’t what you’d call “joiners.” We’re skeptics, and group activities make us itchy. It’s not that we don’t like people, we dislike groupthink. Years of pounding down doors to get information also have made some of us prickly or abrasive compared with normal people. When someone mentions betterment seminars or enrichment courses, we … Continued

Leadership of Greater McHenry County to Offer Programs for Vets

A group of McHenry County volunteers will spend Saturday serving those who have served our country. Leadership of Greater McHenry County, a nonprofit group that encourages residents to become involved with nonprofits and give back to the community, will hold its seventh annual Lend a Hand Day on Saturday. The event is dedicated to giving … Continued

MCEDC Dinner – Sage Products and Harry Kraemer Jr.

The MCDED’s mission is to promote the economic health of the county through retention, expansion and attraction of commerce and industry that is conducive to an optimal quality of life for its citizens. In other words, help our businesses grow, assist those looking to expand, attract others that will provide jobs and increase supply chain … Continued